Post-Conviction Relief and Expungement in Rhode Island
Call (401) 354-2255 for Help in Appealing or Clearing a Conviction
After a criminal conviction, you may find it difficult to find gainful
employment, apply for certain loans, and may even face limited housing
options. An expungement or sealing of a record are ways you can remove
your previous criminal convictions from your record. If you are interested
in seeking an expungement, then talk to our Rhode Island expungement attorney.
Likewise, if you have been convicted of a crime and wish to appeal the
sentence or conviction, our post-conviction relief lawyer in Rhode Island
can also help you through the process. We can review your case to determine
whether any issues occurred during your original trial to merit an appeal.
Call The Law Office of Jason Knight to learn more about your post-conviction
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Am I Eligible for an Expungement?
To qualify for an expungement, all of the following must apply:
- You must be a first-time offender
- You must wait the required period of time after completing your sentence
and/or probation (5 years of misdemeanors; 10 years for felonies)
- You crime must NOT be a serious or violent felony
- You must demonstrate to the court that you are of good moral character
and have rehabilitated
To see if your charges qualify for expungement, request a
In many cases after expungement, you are able to truthfully answer "no"
when asked whether you were ever arrested or charged with a crime. But
there are certain private employers who may require disclosure of your
charges, regardless of whether your conviction was expunged.
Call Our Rhode Island Expungement & Post-Conviction Relief Lawyer
Talk to our experienced attorney about your expungement and post-conviction
relief options. It does not cost you a thing to learn more about your
case, so feel free to reach out to us today. We'll provide you with
our honest assessment and answer any questions you have about your case.
Reach our office
at (401) 354-2255.